Category: Process Improvement

The Construction Industry is Embracing Digital Document Technology

Construction projects traditionally generate lots of documents; everything from large paper drawings, plans, contracts, invoices, permits, reports, municipal filings, etc. This has often led to unwieldy amounts of paper. Much of this documentation is used in the field where most construction company work is actually conducted. Copying and sharing physical documents is costly and paper… Read More »

The Expanded Need for a Digital Mail Room

It used to be that, once a company reached a certain size, it became necessary to internally create more efficient ways to manage business processes. One major development in the world of operations is Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) – employing vendors who specialize in automated processing of backend services such as Accounts Payable. This type… Read More »

Want to Run Leaner? Consider a BPO Strategy.

Do you want your company to be more competitive, more cost-efficient, and more focused on its core functions? Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) could be exactly what you need to achieve these goals. What Exactly is BPO? BPO is the practice of hiring an outside vendor to perform business functions that support your company’s core products/services… Read More »

Digitizing Documents: 5 Advantages to Your Construction Business

According to McKinsey Global Institute, the construction industry is among the least digitized in the world, second only to the agriculture sector. Many construction firms still rely on traditional paperwork on their projects. This includes large-format paper drawings, plans, contracts, invoices, and other documents that take valuable office and construction site space. There’s also the… Read More »

Managing Large-Format Documents

Large-format paper records, such as maps, blueprints, drawings, and images are a part of doing business. Architects and engineers use them, as do municipal/state/federal government agencies. But storing these dimensionally-large paper records take up a lot of space. Additionally, safely handling and preserving them over time can be a painstaking hassle. Wrinkles, tears and fading… Read More »

Integrating Applications into a Single Interface Doesn’t Have to be Complex

  A growing number of customers are inquiring about software platforms that can “integrate” their various applications so that data can be easily accessed and shared. As interest has increased, the software industry has responded by deploying solutions based on a Platform as a Service (iPaaS) model. iPaaS is often used by large business-to-business (B2B)… Read More »

Higher Education’s Solution to Document Management is Higher Technology

Universities and colleges are drowning in documents — from applications for enrollment, student records and human resources forms to new digital content, such as online videos and podcasts. For most staff, documents are hard to find, keep track of and manage. Paper is strewn across desks and stuffed in file cabinets, while electronic content is… Read More »